Il fascino di Beijing: immagini tra passato e futuro

The Charm of Beijing: images of the past and future
22/10 - 28/10/2011
Museo di Roma in Trastevere

As part of the International Biennial of Culture "Vie della Seta" (The Silk Road), 100 giant posters signed by popular photographers, illustrating the beauty, attractions and contradictions of one of the most important cities of the world: Beijing.

Ma Yixing, Li Jiang, Xu Pei, Wei Jianguo, Zheng Shanlu and Song Di are some of the Chinese photographers on display in this exhibition. Among the foreigners, the National Geographic reporter Paul Chesley (USA), former French President Chirac's private photographer Philippe Bourgeois, Brigitte Hiss (Germany) and Mochizuki Hisashi (Japan), that is also President of the Japan-China Association of Photo Culture Exchange.
Beijing is famous worldwide because of its long history and rich cultural heritage, for its hidden archaeological treasures and enchanting natural wonders, for the crowded streets, magnificent towers, memorial arches, grand palaces, Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, a well preserved section of the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven, the largest sacrificial complex in the world.
The exhibition combines traditionional images with those of a modern city.


Museo di Roma in Trastevere
Opening hours

Tuesaday-Sunday: 10.00 am - 8.00 pm;
Last admission 1 hour before closing time;
Closed: Monday.

Entrance ticket

Adults: € 6,50;
Concessions: € 5,50;

Roman Citizens only (by showing a vaild ID):
- Adults: € 5,50;
- Concessions: € 4,50;

Free of charge to the visitors provided for by the current legislation.


Info: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm)

Exhibition|Photography, Exhibition|Documentary
Other information

Proposing Institutions: Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Centro Storico – Sovraintendenza ai Beni Culturali

Banche tesoriere di Roma Capitale: BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, Unicredit, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena; eni; Finmeccanica; Fondazione Roma

With the contribution
Soong Ching Ling Foundation of Italy; Cathay Pacific; Tenuta Roletto

Zètema Progetto Cultura
Sponsored by

Flammini Group

In collaboration with:
Il Gioco del Lotto, Vodafone

With technical contributions from

Atac; La Repubblica

Municipalità di Beijing

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